MONDAY, April 28

MONDAY, April 28

WASHINGTON National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for March, 10 a.m. Eastern time.

FRANKFURT, Germany Drug and chemical company Bayer AG reports first-quarter earnings.

PARIS French utility GDF-Suez reports its first-quarter earnings.

TUESDAY, April 29

WASHINGTON Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers start two-day meeting to set interest rates.

FRANKFURT, Germany Deutsche Bank AG, Germany's biggest bank, reports first-quarter earnings figures.

FRANKFURT, Germany Automaker Volkswagen AG reports first-quarter earnings.

PARIS Sanofi reports first quarter results.

Merck & Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

MGM Resorts International reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

eEbay Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Express Scripts Holding Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Marriott International Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

US Steel reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

WEDNESDAY, April 30

WASHINGTON Commerce Department releases first-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the first-quarter employment cost index, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers conclude two-day meeting to set interest rates.

BERLIN Germany's Federal Labor Agency releases April unemployment figures for Europe's biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany Automaker Daimler AG reports first-quarter earnings.

TOKYO Bank of Japan issues policy statement.

Time Warner Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

WellPoint Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

THURSDAY, May 1

WASHINGTON Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for March, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for April, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for March, 10 a.m.

DETROIT Automakers release vehicle sales for April.

Viacom Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Exxon Mobil Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Kellogg Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

MasterCard Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Kraft Foods Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

FRIDAY, May 2

WASHINGTON Labor Department releases employment data for April, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for March, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany Chemical and oil company BASF SE releases first-quarter earnings.

CVS Caremark Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Chevron Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.